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Virtual Book Talk and Signing: My Creative Space by Donald M. Rattner, Architect

September 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Did you know that the color of your walls, the shape of your furniture, and amount of light in your home can all greatly impact your creativity?

Architect Donald M. Rattner delves into these and other elements of physical space that researchers have found to positively influence creative task performance. The heavily illustrated talk will draw from his newly published book “My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation,” copies of which are available for online sale and signing before and following the presentation (

Whether you’re an artist, writer, design professional, entrepreneur, work in a creative industry, or pursue a personal passion for pleasure, this talk will help you begin turning living space into creative space. No previous design expertise required!

Note: A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the event.

“I was able to attend Mr. Rattner’s Wilton Library presentation. Very interesting, inspiring and informative! Presentation was well done and covered much in the hour. I strongly suggest you attend … lots to learn and enjoy!” — Betsy B., via Facebook

Pequot Library of Southport, CT

Architect Donald M. Rattner helps individuals and organizations maximize their creativity by drawing on scientific research into the psychology of space.

Educator and author as well as practitioner, Rattner’s publications include the award-winning “My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation,” entries in professional reference books, and numerous contributions to print and online channels. He has taught at the University of Illinois, New York Academy of Art, New York University, and Parsons School of Design. Speaking venues include NeoCon, Metrocon, Creative Problem Solving Institute, Creative Mornings, and many others. His work has been featured on CNN, in such publications as The New York Times, L-Magazine, and Better Humans, and on numerous podcasts.

Rattner holds a Bachelor’s in art history from Columbia and a Masters of Architecture from Princeton.


September 15
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue



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